Matthew Fleeger is a successful business man in the oil and gas, tanning, and waste management industries. His father founded Gulf Coast Western in 1970. Gulf Coast Western is a gas and oil company that focuses its attention to domestic oil reserves in the Gulf Coast. Matthew Fleeger received his business degree from Southern Methodist University over a decade after his father founded this successful oil company. This gave Fleeger the idea to study business, and he focused his degree on finance and marketing.
After college, he continued his experience in oil and gas and worked for several different companies in Texas, including Gulf Coast Western. He worked in this industry between 1986 and 1993 before he started his own company, MedSolutions, Inc.
MedSolutions, Inc. was a very successful company that dealt with the transportation and disposal of medical waste that was made by many different kinds of healthcare facilities. Between 1993 and 2007, Matthew Fleeger held various positions at the company including President, CEO, and Chairman. During his time there, he turned MedSolutions into a leader in healthcare waste management. Stericycle, Inc., the top company in the field, took notice of the company and wanted to cut them a deal. Matthew Fleeger lead the proceedings and helped to megotiate a $59 million deal.
After gaining the experience at MedSolutions, Fleeger returned to Gulf Coast Western as the President and CEO. Due to his background in business, the oil industry, and experience with mergers and acquisitions, he will make a good leader at Gulf Coast Western.
Matthew Fleeger is a solid entrepreneur. He was also an integral part for the start-up of two very successful tanning companies. Mystic Tan is the largest spray tanning franchise worldwide and Palm Beach Tan, a tanning bed company, started small but has grown substantially due, in part, to the direction of Matthew Fleeger.